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Accident: 202552345 - Employee'S Leg Is Fractured When Struck By Equipment

Accident: 202552345 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/13/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316798311/03/20101794Tight Quarters Inc
On September 9, 2010, Employee #1, a construction laborer, was working with coworkers on a residential demolition. He backed his equipment into the path of a T-300 Track Bob Cat (BOB CAT) that was also backing up prior to making a turn. The back-up alarm was operating at that time. The BOB CAT struck Employee #1 on his lower left leg, fracturing it. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, demolition, equipment operator, construction, struck by, backing up, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition $250,000 to $500,000 2 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313167983 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Other

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